Taylor Parrish

Taylor Parrish is the Social Media Coordinator in the Public Affairs division of the Department. An alumni of N.C. State University and former Marketing and Sales Assistant with Scott Farms, a sixth-generation sweet potato farm out of Lucama, N.C., she is no stranger to the world of agriculture. Football and singing are two of her favorite things.

N.C. Egg Farming: Forever in the family and always in the heart

By on February 5, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Trey Braswell of Braswell Family Farms is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our

A legacy of farming fresh fruits and vegetables at Ronnie Moore’s Fruits & Veggies

By on January 29, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Ronnie and Stephanie Moore of Ronnie Moore’s Fruits & Veggies are two of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through

Meet the face of our Stove Side Chat series: Chad Blackwelder

By on January 28, 2021

Many of you may recognize Chad Blackwelder from our Stove Side Chat series on Instagram each Wednesday at 2 p.m. Chad, however, is responsible for a variety of tasks and projects in his role as Food Service Marketing Specialist at

High-Quality Caviar grown and raised at Marshallberg Farms

By on January 22, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Brian Reburn of Marshallberg Farms is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our Facebook,

Cultivating beautiful flowers and greenhouse vegetables at Castle Hayne Farms

By on January 15, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Mark Hommes with Castle Hayne Farms is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our

Dairy Farming in the heart of North Carolina

By on January 8, 2021

On social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Steven Wetmore with LutheRidge Farms is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our Facebook, Twitter and

Celebrating healthy eating at Sunny Creek Farms

By on January 1, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Lee Ewing and Ed Mills with Sunny Creek Farm are two of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December

History and tradition at Hampton Farms

By on December 25, 2020

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Ron, Stuart and Ryan Joyce and Colton Curtis with Joyce Farms and Curtis Farms are a few of those farmers. The

Quarantine Kitchen: Celebrating Christmas with N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler

By on December 24, 2020

North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and his wife Sharon enjoy celebrating the holidays with great food and even better company of their friends, family members, dogs and each other. Like most families, many of the dishes that fill their

Quarantine Kitchen: A casual Christmas dish with a local twist

By on December 23, 2020

This year has been full of unprecedented times and situations. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many families and individuals will be cooking at home this holiday season. That’s why we are bringing the dishes to you all month long in